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Stan Heap wins JK Sprint Title

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Those hours spent drawing up an orienteering map of Brunel based on street maps and aerial photographs paid off as Stan was crowned M16 JK Sprint Champion. He was joined on the top of the podium by Club Captain Neil Crickmore in his first year as an M55. Results can be found at

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Joining Southdowns Orienteers

Southdowns Orienteering Club (known as SO) is a friendly and active club covering the whole of Sussex in the South East Orienteering Association (SEOA). We organise many events during the year with all details and locations displayed on the Events section of the website. The best way to find out about us is to come along to an event where you will receive a very warm welcome and plenty of help to get you started.

SO is keen to encourage their juniors, so all junior members are free to enter all SO events.

The club is affiliated to British Orienteering, the sport’s national governing body, and you join the club via the British Orienteering website. The link below will take you to the pre-filled first page of the British Orienteering members page.

NB: If you are joining towards the end of the year, please be aware that, if you join after 1stNovember of that year, your membership will be valid until 31stDecember of the following year, so you get 14 months of membership for the price of 12.


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Clothing and Club Kit

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We have a range of club kit available to purchase. To place an order or make an enquiry either email or talk to me at an event (Mike Turner in a white Mini).

Please note that there is a separate junior squad top which can be purchased via the junior team assistant. This is generally offered when a junior is running yellow courses on their own or has represented the club in a competition.

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About Us

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Southdowns Orienteers is a large friendly orienteering club with around 300 members ranging in age from 1 to 80+. We have a range of abilities amongst our members, from absolute beginners to British Champions.

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